Category : News

Bliffert Lumber & Fuel named 2017 Future 50 company

4 weeks ago

MILWAUKEE – Bliffert Lumber & Fuel Co., a family owned and operated company that has been in business in the Milwaukee area since 1904, has been named a 2017 Future … Read More

Study: Green home building still gaining traction

4 weeks ago

WASHINGTON — Green construction is rapidly gaining traction among both single family and multifamily home builders, according to new research published in the Green Multifamily and Single Family Homes 2017 … Read More

New home sales fall in August

4 weeks ago

WASHINGTON — Sales of newly built, single-family homes in August fell 3.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 560,000 units from an upwardly revised July reading, according to newly … Read More

Koopman Lumber merges with Doyle Lumber

1 month ago

  Koopman Lumber and Hardware has announced a merger with the Andover, Mass.-based Doyle Lumber Company. With the merger, Koopman Lumber, a family-owned company since 1939, expands its operations to … Read More

New President and CEO at The Detering Company

1 month ago

HOUSTON — The Detering Company has announced the addition of John Sewall as President and CEO. As part of his role, Sewall will oversee both The Detering Company and South … Read More

Nominate Your Entrepreneur of the Year

1 month ago

LBM Journal’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards recognize leaders from three companies of different sizes who epitomize the entrepreneurial spirit. By our definition, an entrepreneurial company excels at identifying underserved—or … Read More

McCoy’s Building Supply receives Texas Treasure Business Award

1 month ago

Rep. Jason Isaac (R-Dripping Springs) and Sen. Donna Campbell (R-New Braunfels) recently recognized McCoy’s Building Supply with a Texas Treasure Business Award from the Texas Historical Commission (THC). The Texas … Read More

Lezzer Lumber acquires People’s Building Supply

1 month ago

CURWENSVILLE, Penn.  – Lezzer Lumber, Inc., one of the 50 largest building materials retailers in the country,  has acquired People’s Building Supply, a building supply company located in Stockertown, Penn. … Read More

Housing production holds steady in August

1 month ago

WASHINGTON — Nationwide housing starts fell 0.8% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.18 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing … Read More

MiTek to distribute OZCO Building Products

1 month ago

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. — MiTek has completed a North American sales and distribution agreement with OZCO Building Products. OZCO Building Products is best known for originating the Ornamental Wood Ties (OWT) … Read More